Small plane crashes near Boulder City airport; pilot killed

July 3, 2022 GMT

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in Boulder City, according to authorities.

A spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Extra EA-300 crashed about three miles southwest of Boulder City Municipal Airport around 8:45 a.m. and the pilot was the only person aboard.

The name and age of the pilot wasn’t immediately released.

Boulder City police and fire department crew rushed to the crash scene, which was near U.S. 95.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.